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Asma Jama was assaulted in a Minnesota Applebee’s for speaking Swahili. The attacker’s sister reached out to Asma to support her. They met for the first time to have this StoryCorps conversation.
Judge Olly Neal grew up in Arkansas during the ’50s and didn’t care much for high school. One day he wandered into the library, where he came across a book by African-American author Frank Yerby.…
A journalist investigates rumors of surveillance in her Arab-American neighborhood.
Stay Close blends home videos and animation in an expressionistic montage to tell the underdog story of Keeth Smart, an African American fencer from Brooklyn who overcomes a gauntlet of hardships on…
An Afghan family seeks asylum when the Taliban puts a bounty on his head.
A young gay man from Ghana struggles to reconcile his sexuality and love for his mother through a series of letters in this deceptively simple yet powerful piece.
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- Paul Stekler